Compared to the previous year the variable barely went up by 0.24 percent, new numbers from European Commission show. Flax yarn import hardly rose by 2 300 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it climbed by 2.83%. The overall changes for the previous 14 years attained a diminution of 57.02%. Likewise, it has attained a fall at a 0.08 percent compound average annual growth rate during the last five years with a slight overall decline since the start of observations. It averaged 1 247 342.86 kilogram from 2003 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 2 206 600 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 731 800 kilogram in 2009.